Some of these may be out of print, but you may be able to find them on Ebay, etc.


Deep Creek Baptist Church
Description: List of members from 1815-1830 and 1848-1932. I (Julious) have a list of members from 1810-1814 but can not tell when they joined. Deep Creek Baptist Church was originally located on Deep Creek near Ruby S.C. but was moved to Anson Co. in 1823. It was constituted in 1778.
lookup volunteer: Julious, Jlburr@aol.com

Tyson – Wheless Cemetery (in Ansonville)
lookup volunteer: Thomas Wayne Biddy web3943@charweb.org


Anson County Heritage Book
Description: 395 pp. ill. This book is a collection of articles written by and about Anson Countians.

Anson County, North Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1749-1766, Abstracts of Wills & Estates, 1749-1795, Brent H. Holcomb

A History of Anson County, North Carolina, 1750-1976, Mary L. Medley

Anson County Will Books
Volumes available: Vol. 1 – 1790-1834, Vol. 2 – 1834-1845. Vol. 3 – 1845-1856, Vol. 4 – 1856-1874, Vol. 5 – Jan 1875-May 1889, Vol. 6 – June 1889-Jan 1900
These books are complete wills, not abstracts, and have a full name index in the back of each book.

Concord United Methodist Church, Anson County, North Carolina, Miscellaneous Records 1884 – 1966, Jerry T. Kendall, 1996.
Description: The book contains names from several Sunday School Rolls, and other Sunday School Records. It also contains the Deeds to church land, a short history of Concord Cemetery, some plats of different sections of the cemetery, and several photographs showing the location of grave markers. It has 54 pages and is indexed.
Availability: Books can be ordered from Jerry T. Kendall, 504 Thomas Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512-2532. email – jtkendall@marlboroelectric.net

Concord United Methodist Church, Anson County, North Carolina, Church Register 1894-1994, Jerry T. Kendall, 1995.
Description: It has 73 pages and is indexed. It also contains the church membership records for 100 years, some baptisms, and some marriages. It has a small number of photographs.
Availability:Books can be ordered from Jerry T. Kendall, 504 Thomas Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512-2532. $15 plus postage. Email jtkendall@marlboroelectric.net

Concord Cemetery, Anson County, North Carolina, Jerry T. Kendall, 1994.
Description: It contains a list of all the grave markers in the cemetery and covers the period from around 1840 through December 31, 1993. The book has 28 pages and the names are arranged in alphabetical order.
Availability:It can be obtained from the Church Secretary/Treasurer, Route 2, Wadesboro, NC. Email: jtkendall@marlboroelectric.net

1850 Anson Co., N.C. Census, c1985
Description: 1166 families, 122p. Spiral bound, indexed.

Type Talk of Lilesville Township, Anson County, Emma Goodwin. c. 1990.
Description: 687 pages. This book covers the years 1848 when the first newspaper (Argus) was begun, and goes through 1933. This tells about early marriages, deaths, schools, churches, and businesses.

Type Talk II of Lilesville Township, Anson County, Emma Goodwin. c. 1992.
Description: 500 pages. This book covers the years 1934-1940 (the depression years), and was taken from the newspapers. There is a sketch of the 1924 Lilesville School on the cover and has lots of school class pictures. It tells of government programs, CWA, WPA and NYA and CCC camps to help the people get through these years.

Type Talk III of Lilesville Township, Anson County, Emma Goodwin c. 1996.
Description: 384 pages, blue cover with an outline of Anson County on front. This book covers the years 1941-1949 and gives a “word picture” of Anson County during WWII. Coverage includes activities of churches, schools, draft board, rationing board, blackouts, Red Cross, scrap metal drives and savings bond drives. Deaths include seven Lilesville soldiers-manuevers and pictures of war brides and Lilesville servicemen.

Our heroes of World War II , by Hazel Freeman and Emma Goodwin. Charlotte, N.C. : Herb Eaton Historical Publications; Marceline, Mo. : Walsworth Pub. Co., c1993.
Description: 356 pages. Covers the years 1941-1949. Pictures of 372 soldiers from all over Anson County. We found names of training camps, when they came home of furloughs, when they went overseas, promotions, awards, and if wounded or died in action. SUBJECT: World War, 1939-1945–North Carolina–Anson County–Registers.

Eastview Cemetery
Availability: Anson County Historical Society, 206 E. Wade Street, Wadesboro, NC 28170. $50 plus $5 shipping.

Cemeteries of Anson County Vol. 1, Anson County Historical Society, Wadesboro, N.C. 1996.
Description: with map and index to map.
Availability: Anson County Historical Society, 206 E. Wade St., Wadesboro, NC 28170. $50 + $5 P/H. For more information contact Glenda Livingston, achs@vnet.net, at the Historical Society.

Cemeteries of Anson County Vol. 2, Anson County Historical Society, Wadesboro, N.C.
Availability: Anson County Historical Society, 206 East Wade St., Wadesboro, N.C. 28170. $40 + $7 S/H. For more information contact Glenda Livingston, achs@vnet.net, at the Historical Society.

Purchase Volume 1 & Volume 2 together for $80 plus $9 S/H.

Wadesboro, N.C. – A Pictorial Tribute, Anson County Historical Society, Wadesboro, N.C.
Availability: Anson County Historical Society, 206 East Wade St., Wadesboro, N.C. 28170. $20 + $5 S/H. For more information contact Glenda Livingston, achs@vnet.net, at the Historical Society.

History of Anson County, North Carolina, 1750-1976, Mary L. Medley, Anson County Historical Society, 1976.
Description: 417 pages, illustrated, 18 leaves of plates. Includes index.

Anson County, North Carolina, deed abstracts, 1749-1766, abstracts of wills & estates, 1749-1795, by Brent H. Holcomb. Genealogical Pub. Co. , Baltimore, 1980.
Description: Originally published in three volumes, Clinton, South Carolina, 1974-1975. Consolidated, repaged, and reprinted with a new index and table of contents. Since no Anson County court minutes exist except for 1771 to 1777, the returns provided here contain information on some wills and estates no longer extant. Also included is the 1763 tax list which, although incomplete, is the earliest surviving tax list for the county.

Anson County, North Carolina : abstracts of early records, May Wilson McBee, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1978.

Abstracts of Land Entries : Iredell Co, NC, 1789-1804, Cabarrus Co, NC, 1793-1795, Anson Co, NC, 1795-1797, by A.B. Pruitt, Rocky Mount NC, c1990.

Tax lists, 1903-1906 [manuscript]
Description: Volumes list taxpayers alphabetically with black and white accounts differentiated, amounts owed and amounts paid recorded, and county, state, school, and road taxes entered in separate columns.

Arnold and Cooley Ledger, 1854-1855
Description: Merchant’s account book from Wadesboro, Anson County.

Union forces in Anson County under the command of General William Sherman : March, 1865, Anson County Historical Society.

Anson County North Carolina Abstract of Wills 1750-1880, compiled by Reva Nance Carpenter.
Description: Includes a brief history of the early settlers of North Carolina

Sneedsborough, circa 1790-1835, Anson County Historical Society, 1985.

A history of Hopewell United Methodist Church of Burnsville Township in Anson County, North Carolina, Edna Tarlton Griggs; with additional material gathered by Randy Harvey Tarlton. 1992.

Olivet Church, 1843

Ansonville Township, Yesterday and Today. Ansonville Fire Dept and Rescue Squad, 1988.
Description: 160 pages. Many family and school photos. LIB of CONGRESS 88-71533
Availability: Ansonville Fire Dept and Rescue Squad, Attn: Albert Ballard, PO Box 327 , Ansonville, NC 28007.

North Carolina bastardy bonds, Betty J. Camin, Mt. Airy, NC, 1990.
Includes Anson County.
Betty J. and Edwin A. Camin, 1904 North Main Street, Mount Airy NC 27030. $30 plus $2.50 S/H

North Carolina taxpayers, Clarence E. Ratcliff, Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore.
Includes Anson County.


Papers, 1750-1834, James Graham
Description: (manuscript) Land grants, deeds, indentures, etc., pertaining to lands in the Catawba River Valley of Iredell and Anson counties, NC, and York County, SC, once owned by Robert Leeper and later by A.J. Worke, and acquired by James Graham in 1828.

Papers, 1807-1923 [?], Armesbury D. Liles.
Description: 256 items. Resident of Anson County, N.C. Chiefly business papers, but also includes three court records from the Civil War, and two sworn statements upholding the emancipation of slaves dated September, 1865. NOTES: Unprocessed collection. Cataloged from accession record.

Anson County, Dorothy Williams Potter, c1971.